Archive for December, 2008

What Should I Do NOW?

After the fantastic turnout at each of the three drop-in sessions, a number of people asked ‘How can I help?’ or ‘What should I do?’ Probably the most important thing that you can do RIGHT NOW, as a matter of urgency, is to write to the key parties involved, the District Council Planners, ScottishPower Renewables, [...]

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How Can I Help?

Vale Villages Against Scottish Power (V.V.A.S.P) Appropriate Technology in the Appropriate Environment One of the most common questions that we get asked is “Yes, but what can I do?”. One of the most important things that you can do is to contact your local parish, District and County Councilors and let them know how you [...]

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Harvington Gets a Makeover for 2011

The historic Vale of Evesham Village of Harvington in rural Worcestershire is due to get a completely new landscape if Spanish owned Scottish Power Renewables have their way. Scottish Power Renewables the wholly owned subsidiary of Spanish Utilities company Iberdrola the same company that two years ago purchased the turbine manufacturer Gamesa in order to [...]

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Walk off the Christmas Pud! – Join the VVASP Family Walk; Saturday 3rd January

Many of you asked at the recent drop-in sessions “How can I help” – in practice there are lots of ways, we need specialist researchers, we need people to spread the word, and sometimes we just need people to help out, in this case we need some funds to be able to maintain the campaign. [...]

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Ice shards rain down from turbine

Original Story: BBC NEWS | England | Cambridgeshire | Ice shards rain down from turbine A giant wind turbine near Peterborough has been switched off after its frozen blades threw off shards of ice – many crashing into nearby homes. The Cornwall Light and Power 80m (262ft) turbine was put up in August, near an [...]

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